Navigate the streets as the World’s Most Famous Plummer, Mario [NEWS]

In celebration of Mario’s Special Day, “MAR10 Day”, the teams at Nintendo and Google Maps has collaborated to give us the chance to be our favorite Plummer, Mario, riding his iconic racing cart as we navigate the busy streets as we commute throughout this whole week.

To be able to roam the streets as Mario: First make sure that you have the latest version of Google Maps, if not, just hop on over to the Google Play Store and download the update there.Once fully updated, fire up the Google Maps app.Select a destination you want to navigate to from your current location, let’s say the Mall, and tap on “DIRECTIONS.”A familiar yellow box with the iconic question mark will appear next to the “START” button, tap on it.A prompt with Mario riding his racing cart will appear confirming whether you want to ride as Mario. Tap on “LET’S-A GO!”
And we’re off to the races.

Navigating as Mario on Google Maps is available on both Android and iOS phones. Good job Nintendo and Google Maps Teams.
If you …

Wacom Updates Beginner-Friendly Intuos Line of Drawing Tablets [NEWS]

Wacom has just refreshed its beginner-friendly line of drawing tablets, the new Intuos Small and the new Intuos Medium.

The most notable update for the new drawing tablets compared to the previous generation is the support for the massive jump in pen pressure sensitivity, up to 4,096-levels, compared to 1,024-levels of the previous generation; and also the having models with built-in Bluetooth wireless modules out of the box, eliminating the need to buy a separate wireless kit as opposed to the previous model.

Just like with the previous version, There are a couple of downloadable software bundled with each purchase of the new tablet:

CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO designed for comic book and manga creation.Corel® Aftershot™ 3 designed for RAW photo processing and retouching.Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6 designed for digital drawing and painting.

The tablet now sports a newly revamped design that is as thin as 8.8mm, as slim as smartphones. It still has 4 ExpressKeys at the top but now feature…

How to Zoom and Pan within your Artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC

Being able to navigate your documents by zooming and panning in Adobe Illustrator CC is very important. It will make it much easier to create and edit your artworks. It will allow you to see more detailed artwork up close, for instance, or even take a step back to view the entire document.
You can think of panning as similar to moving a piece of paper on your desk.
To pan across your artwork within your currently opened document:
you can select the Hand tool in the tools section bar on the left, and click and drag within the document to pan across your artwork.or you can also use the shortcut key "H" to select the hand tool.or you can press and hold the spacebar to temporarily select the Hand tool to pan across your document.

When working with artworks with lots of fine details, you may want to zoom in to see things more clearly.
To zoom in and out within your document:
you can select the Zoom tool in the tools selection bar on the left, and clicking at the area you want to z…

Adobe Illustrator CC Tips and Tricks: How to Fit Your Entire File into the Workspace

Sometimes, when working with a large file or a file with multiple artboards on the screen, things could get messy and you constantly find yourself scrolling left and right, up and down, or zooming in and out to just view your work. Fortunately, there's a handy view option in Adobe Illustrator CC that lets you fit your entire file into view easily: the Fit All in Window feature.

To view your entire file in the window:

click on View in the Menu bar at the on Fit All in Window or you could use the keyboard shortcut:

Alt + Ctrl + 0

Your view will now be automatically resized to fit your entire work.

Hope you found this tip helpful and remember: Keep on Learning!

Print Photos Virtually Anywhere With HP's New Portable Printer: The Sprocket

HP, a well-known market leader for making computer hardware and software and peripherals, just announced one of it's latest addition to it's ever growing catalog of products, it's mobile-focused pocket printer, the HP Sprocket Photo Printer.

Create Prints Virtually Anywhere Print from virtually anywhere with the portable HP Sprocket Photo Printer.

You can instantly print 2"x3" stickable snapshots straight from your smartphone via the HP Sprocket Companion App.

It takes approximately 40 seconds to print a photo.

The Photo Printer is powered by a Two-cell 500 mAh 7.4-Volt internal rechargeable  Li-Polymer battery that takes up to 90 minutes to fully charge.

The HP Sprocket Photo Printer be available in two colors: Black and with Silver Accents and White with Rose Gold Accents.

You can check out the white one here on Amazon, and the black one as well here on Amazon.
HP Sprocket Companion App Add beautiful borders and funny emojis to your photos before printing them…

Pokemon Go Celebrates Anniversary By Releasing a New Pikachu

Pokemon Go, the hugely popular and massive breakout Augmented Reality app from 2016, which literally had children and adults alike walking outside again from their homes, just celebrated their first year anniversary by releasing a Pikachu, the unmistakable franchise mascot, wearing it's trainer's very iconic red and white Ash Ketchum hat, which fans of the series will unmistakably recognize, as can be seen from the screenshots from

Pokemon Go celebrates its 1st year of being launched back on July 6th of 2016. The anniversary event wherein you can catch the rare Pikachu runs until July 24 of 2017.

It's been quite a while since I last played the game. I'm thinking about installing the app again and giving the game another go. Hopefully the Pokemon Go Plus, the special Pokemon-detecting bracelet won't be as scarce as it was before. You can check out the Pokemon Go Plus bracelet at Amazon.

If you find this article helpful, please consider shopping for Po…

The Nintendo NES Classic Edition

Back in November 2016, Nintendo released the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition or the NES Mini.

The NES Classic is modeled to look just like the original and hugely popular NES Console that was released back in 1985. They've just scaled the proportions to be a little bit smaller. And of course the ports did receive an upgrade as well. Instead of the classic RCA analogue audio and video connector to the TV, it now has an HDMI port. and instead of the original controller ports, it now uses the Wii/Wii U standard controller ports. And the whole console can be powered with just the included USB AC power adapter.

The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the NES Classic is $59.99. But due to low stocks and high demand, you can usually see this console listed at a higher price than intended at online stores like at Amazon.

Features:Suspend game saves. Up to 4 game suspends possible.Locking of saved files. Display Modes:CRT filter: Looks like an old TV, scan lines a…